‘The right to privacy and the future of mass surveillance’

  title={‘The right to privacy and the future of mass surveillance’},
  author={Elizabeth Watt},
  journal={The International Journal of Human Rights},
  pages={773 - 799}
  • Elizabeth Watt
  • Published 23 May 2017
  • Political Science
  • The International Journal of Human Rights
ABSTRACT This article considers the feasibility of the adoption by the Council of Europe member states of a multilateral binding treaty, called the Intelligence Codex, aimed at regulating the working methods of state intelligence agencies. The Codex is the result of deep concerns about mass surveillance practices conducted by the United States’ National Security Agency and the United Kingdom Government Communications Headquarters. The article explores the reasons for such a treaty. To that end… 

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